Actually, there have been a LOT of movie Santas through the years..better than others.
So Fresh Air's movie guy Thom Ernst has decided to rate the BEST of the Santa Claus film bunch. Plus..members of a FOURTEEN voice a capella group called And..not only SING together...they're MARRIED to each other.
This coming weekend on Fresh Air...media watcher Rhonda Mc Ewen will join Mary Ito to reflect on the "selfie" phenomenon. And musician Alejandra Ribera will be here as well to preview some tracks from her new album "La Boca".It's become so endemic that the Oxford Dictionaries people have chosen it as their word of the year. Musician Colin James doesn't just PLAY the blues..now has his own Blues Channel at CBC Music.Renovation expert Jorge Rodrigues will be here this coming weekend. And he'll tell us how our obsession with tech gadgets is influencing the latest home reno trends. What's more, David has turned his experiences into a new book for younger readers.It's called "Ultra"..David Carroll will join Mary Ito this coming weekend to elaborate. Ultra marathoner David Carroll has written a book for younger readers about this gruelling sport.Ted Morris on how to deal with issues involving pets and the holidays * And heritage architecture enthusiast Shannon Kyles with the final word on fireplaces..in time for Santa's annual Christmas Eve adventure...
All this and some great seasonal music..your host Mary Ito.
The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games are finally here. This Ottawa-based combo specializes in a combination of jazz and the blues.
And CBC National Sports reporter Peter Armstrong is IN Sochi. And they've earmarked the proceeds from their debut CD to Or Kidstra, a program that provides musical instruments and training to children in under-served communities.
Kingston musicians Kris Abbott and Dee Mc Neil will be in with their new album..Mark Rheaume has new music from three OTHER Ontario artists.
That's all tomorrow on Fresh Air..guest host Karen Gordon. David participates in ULTRA marathons---we're talking up to 160 kilometres, non-stop.
We'll also hear why Randi Druzin wrote a book about hockey's legendary goalies.